Honduran president’s intervention described as anti-imperialist

Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) Political analyst Alejandro Bonilla today described as sovereign, internationalist, anti-colonial and anti-imperialist, the intervention of the president of Honduras, Xiomara Castro, in the UN General Assembly.

“He spoke not only of the difficulties of a country, but also emphasized the great problem that threatens humanity that is transnational capital,” Bonilla commented in dialogue with Prensa Latina.

According to the analyst, the first speech of the head of state before the multilateral organization, filled the president with great courage and puts her on another plane in the political and international scale.

“It reminded me of those speeches by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez, with an anti-imperialist and socialist sense,” he commented.

The also member of the Libertad y Refundación (Libre) party referred to the country’s problems tackled by Castro, who blamed international capital for having sustained a dictatorship for 13 years.

Bonilla alluded to the president’s electoral victory, considered the highest vote in the country’s history, and endorsed Castro’s words when he said that “it is not enough for the profound changes that occupy our peoples.”

According to the analyst of the Central American nation, the dignitary spoke in a humane and timely manner against the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, and against the sanctions on Venezuela.

Bonilla highlighted the interventions of the presidents Gustavo Petro of Colombia; and Luis Arce from Bolivia, and pointed out that during the first day of the high-level segment of the UN General Assembly, a united Latin America was reflected against hegemonic capital and neoliberalism.

The day before, Xiomara Castro, as part of her speech, denounced the policies of the neoliberal governments in Honduras, which for 13 years ruined the Central American nation.



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